Societies

Societies

 Stances of medical societies and colleges towards voluntary euthanasia.

 

Australasia

Doctors Reform Society of Australia Supportive
Palliative Care Australia“Palliative Care Australia neither supports nor opposes voluntary euthanasia.” CEO Dr Scott Blackwell says, “In some ways I think let’s legislate it and let it just find its place.” (August 2011) Neutral
Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative MedicineReflects position 0f Palliative Care Australia Neutral
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Neutral
Royal Australasian College of Physicians Neutral
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Neutral
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists Neutral
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Neutral
Australian Medical Association Opposed

Overseas

American Medical Women’s Association Supportive
Declaration of Geneva Neutral
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative MedicineA position of “studied neutrality” Neutral
Oregon Hospice Association Neutral
World Medical Association Opposed